Maelstrom

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The Maelstrom command deforms objects in a spiral.

Steps

  1. Select objects.
  2. Pick the center and radius of the maelstrom.
    See the Circle command for option descriptions.
  3. Pick the second radius.
  4. Pick the coil angle.
Second radius options

Copy

Specifies whether or not the objects are copied. A plus sign appears at the cursor when copy mode is on. The RememberCopyOptions command determines whether the selected option is used as the default.

Rigid

Specifies that individual objects will not be deformed as they are transformed.

The illustration shows the Rigid option with the Bend command.

Yes

Individual objects will not change, only their positions will change.

No

Individual objects are transformed as well as their positions.


Original objects (left), Rigid=No (center), Rigid=Yes (right).

See also

Use Universal Deformation Technology

 

 

 

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